Dakota Hudson

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Dakota Hudson has thrown 8,899 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2018 and 2023, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, The World Baseball Classic and Spring Training. In 2023, they have relied primarily on their Sinker (92mph) and Cutter (85mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (81mph). He also rarely throws a Change (85mph).

In 2023, compared to other RHP:
Their sinker has less armside run than typical and has some natural sinking action. Their cutter generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' cutters, has heavy sink, has below average velo and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' cutters. Their fourseam fastball has heavy sinking action, is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has less armside movement than typical and has slightly below average velo. Their slider has exceptional depth, has short glove-side cut, has below average velo and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. Their change is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups, is slightly firmer than usual and has some natural sink to it.